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Introducing “Miss Avocado”: Colette Dike

Interview

We had a moment to talk with Colette, the mastermind behind most of the recipes you’ll find in The Avocado Show book.

A book made to pause over

Interview with Ali Kirby, art director at DENHAM

In January of 2018, DENHAM released the book A Decade of DENHAM, in collaboration with MENDO. We talked to DENHAM's art director Ali Kirby, driving force behind the book, about…

Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

A first glimpse at a new book project with local significance

An eye-catching new building rises along the banks of the IJ-river. MENDO is very proud to design and publish a book about it.

“I love it when people tell me I can’t do something”

Interview with MOAM's Martijn Nekoui

As the biggest platform in the Netherlands for talent in fashion and beyond, MOAM has exceeded many expectations and limitations. Now that we’re making a book with them, it’s time…

How we translated the world of Casper Reinders into a book

Made by MENDO

This book is unlike any other. And although there are more publishers saying that, we promise you, there’s absolutely nothing like this. Casper Reinders greatest interiors are collected in our…

London: a street photographer’s idea of paradise

A sneak preview on our next book in the Streets Of... series

We're currently finalizing Streets of London, the second publication in our Streets of... series. Editor Mikel van den Boogaard learned that London can be considered as a street photographer's idea…

Picturing the Streets of New York

Meet the photographers of 'Streets Of New York'

‘Streets of New York’, editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces five of the book’s contributing photographers.

How the show began

Interview

To celebrate our upcoming book with The Avocado Show, MENDO had a lunch date with its founder Ron Simpson to “peel” the success of the Avocado Show.

All MENDO-made books

Made and published by us

We don't just sell books... we make them too, which you can see in the showcase of our 33 MENDO-made books. Here’s the story of how our MENDO publishing house…

Uncovering Amsterdam

Contributor's favorites

Five Amsterdam Uncovered contributors share their absolute favorite Amsterdam things from the book.

Two LaChapelle books you want to get your hands on

An epic final chapter

The wait is over: the two (!) last books of David LaChapelle are here. Two colourful books, featuring dazzling portraits of our world’s best known celebrities and a colourful examination…

Shelf Sessions: Pieter Henket

Photographer

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Pieter Henket, a Dutch photographer in NYC. Check some of the books we spied on…

Jamie Hawkesworth’s pure photographic poetry

Photographer's profile

Great Britain through the lens of Jamie Hawkesworth (1987), a young fashion photographer we admire because of his documentary work.

Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert

Filling Pieces

In this episode of Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert, founder and creative director at Filling Pieces.

Five +1 times Chanel in books

Must-have books

The five best Chanel books of this moment (plus a little bonus).

Can we cook from a Michelin Star book?

Unraveling the myth with Aan de Poel

Unraveling a myth with Aan de Poel: can amateur cooks like ourselves make a Michelin Star recipe? We prepared a Fäviken recipe and an Aan de Poel signature dish.

It’s here: Holiday, the Purienne edit

Henrik Purienne’s Holiday just got better: we managed to get our hands on the special, Yves Klein-blue Director’s Cut edition. We really like Purienne’s images, and here's why...

The vivid, theatrical stories of Alex Prager

Photographer's profile

The hyperreal, luminous and compelling work of photographer Alex Prager never seizes to amaze us. According to some guys at MENDO, she even made one of the best book of…

Visual Inspiration #4: Black and White Portraits

The books at MENDO offer a treasure trove of visually inspiring images. MENDO dives into the imagery regularly to dig up a selection of the best images. In this edition:…

Where he found himself – photography legend Joel Meyerowitz

Why you should know about one of the best American street photographers

With his 80 years of age, one could call Joel Meyerowitz a true veteran. Hence, it’s quite surprising that it took so long before Meyerowitz made a retrospective of his…